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Stanton child abuse case resolved with no contest plea

A child abuse case has been resolved after a husband and wife were charged with allegedly “hog-tying and beating” their 10-year-old son. EriErik Kulkoski, 35, and Michelle Kulkoski, 39, of Stanton, were each charged with first- and second-degree child abuse.

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House sustains water, smoke damage after fire

A house sustained major water and smoke damage, but is not being considered a total loss after a Saturday morning fire. The Sheridan Community Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 8:08 a.m. on Wendy Drive in Fairplain Township.

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Vestaburg home saved from garage fire

A Vestaburg home was saved after a fire spread from a nonattached garage on the property on Saturday afternoon. Richland Township Fire Chief Calvin Callison said the department was dispatched at 4:27 p.m. to a report of a garage on fire on North Douglas Road.

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Bittersweet memories: MCC celebrates graduation

Semesters that started with dual enrollment at Montcalm Community College (MCC) during Alexis Brayton’s high school career, and continued for another three-and-half years of classes during her college career, ended Friday night as she was able to walk across the stage and receive her college diploma.

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Funeral Notices — Saturday, May 4, 2013

Funeral notices for Saturday, May 4, 2013

Greenville’s Taylor Baker, left, takes the baton from teammate Ally Berry during the 800-meter relay on Thursday against Forest Hills Northern. The two Yellow Jackets, along with Taylor Bretzke and Audrey Wyse, placed first with a time of 1:48.46.

Greenville boys, girls track top conference rival Northern

With the O-K Bronze Conference track meet just a week away, the Greenville Yellow Jackets had a chance Thursday to improve positioning before the final meet. Both the boys and girls teams did just that with victories over the Forest Hills Northern Huskies at Yellow Jacket Stadium. The boys team won 84-53, while the girls team won 94-42.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Thursday, May 2

Greenville 14, Northview 6: Despite committing six errors the Yellow Jackets won the third game of the three-game series with the Wildcats Thursday. Lexii Canterbury went the distance, scattering eight hits, walking two and striking out six…

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Lakeview High School shop class produces popular products

Imagine a school that operates almost entirely without tuition or tax dollars, one that is self sufficient. That’s a scenario likely to remain imaginary, unfortunately, but Dave Albert’s Lakeview High School shop class comes close.

Alley T recently moved three doors down from its previous location in Carson City. The new address is 110 Main St.

BUSINESS BEAT: Alley T relocates only three doors down from previous building

Sometimes, even a small move can be a good thing. When Janet Strong, owner of Alley T in Carson City, learned the building she had been leasing at 115 Main St. was being sold and she would have to relocate her business, she didn’t have to look any farther than three doors down.

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ACT scores continue to climb at Lakeview High School

It’s not yet official that Lakeview High School’s ACT scores are the best in the county, but it’s looking likely. According to High School Principal Gary Jensen, recent test results are more than encouraging. The ACT test — a college readiness exam administered to high school students nationwide — showed impressive improvement for Lakeview’s junior class, which will be graduating in 2014. Test scores for current students graduating in 2015, 2016 and 2017 also have gone up since 2010.